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IT Business Analyst (external position)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 1 500 EUR/monthThe minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 1500 EUR full time. Our final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus..

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Are you passionate about exploring how things really work and understanding the whole picture? Are you looking for an opportunity where you work in a changing environment where you can collaborate with various functions and units within a large organisation? Are you prepared to learn from colleagues with many years of experience and to work for the shared success of your team?

We are looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic and highly motivated IT Business Analyst to join our business analysis team within Swiss Re's Information Technology division!
In your role you will have the opportunity to work on global projects as well as support production processes. The project work will focus on data integration, design and development of new interfaces and functions, as well as the support and monitoring of data migrations and reconciliations. On the production side the main tasks will be to support the quarterly closing with special processes and to secure the daily data processing. You will be involved in all steps of a project and the production control and will be assigned own sub-projects which you will manage independently in close collaboration with the project team.

This position is on EXTERNAL contract. The selected candidate will be contracted via our Personnel agency.

Your key activities will include:

Business analysis of new requirements for new IT-solutions and change request for existing IT-solutions:
• Gathering, discussing and analyzing the requirements for the new solutions and system improvements in close partnership with senior colleagues and our business partners
• Translating the captured requirements into system specifications and documenting them
• Working closely with our application engineers in the implementation phase and ensure the accurate understanding and implementation of the documented specifications
• Developing, performing and documenting functional and non-functional tests
• Documenting the solution
• Independently managing assigned tasks and subprojects

Business support and production control:
• Support financial data migrations and clean-ups in close cooperation with other technical teams and business partners
• Monitoring and maintenance of interfaces and data migration processes
• Performing system reconciliations and data quality checks
• Supporting the financial quarter closing activities

About the Team

We are an international team of business analysts and application engineers based in Slovakia, Switzerland, United States and India. We take care of several Swiss Re Financial systems. We work closely with other IT and business teams within Swiss Re globally. Our team has a wide variety of technical and business backgrounds and our excellent technical know-how is complemented by a strong team spirit striving to deliver the best solution for our customers.

Information about the selection process

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

• hold a University degree in Business Administration, Economics, Information Technology or equivalent
• have strong analytical and problem solving skills
• have well-developed communication skills
• have very good knowledge of Microsoft Products (MS Office, Teams, SharePoint), knowledge of SQL is a strong asset for this position
• are proficient in English, German is an asset
• have an agile mentality and are open for new tasks, willing to learn permanently
• are a self-starter, independent and responsive in character and work
• knowledge of basic accounting principles would be an asset
• are open minded

Key proficiencies:

• Analytical: You handle business problems utilizing your own initiative, in accordance to your role.
• Client service: You are aware of the importance of internal and external clients. You are passionate about understanding the needs and goals of our clients and like working with them to meet these. You focus on delivery, meeting agreed delivery dates and providing high quality service.
• Team orientation: You are able to collaborate with others and contribute as part of the team in order to achieve a common goal.
• Flexibility: You demonstrate agility by adapting to changes in objectives and priorities and are flexible in response to changing business needs.


Brief description of the company

As the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer, we offer as our core business financial services products that enable risk taking essential to enterprise and progress. Our company was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1863, and operates in more than 25 countries and provides its expertise and services to clients throughout the world. We combine financial strengths with experience, knowledge and creative thought to explore new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynske nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
Learn more about working in Swiss Re Slovakia.


Kontaktná osoba: Peter Hrivnak

ID: 4077012  Dátum zverejnenia: 22.10.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 500 EUR/month